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Meaning of “recycled” in the English Dictionary

"recycled" in British English

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recycledadjective

uk   us   /ˌriːˈsaɪ.kl̩d/
B1 having been used before and then put through a ​process so that it can ​form a new ​product: This ​newspaper is made of recycled paper.

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(Definition of recycled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recycled" in Business English

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recycledadjective

uk   us   /ˌriːˈsaɪkld/ ENVIRONMENT
recycled ​materials or ​products have been ​treated using a ​specialindustrialprocess so that they can be used again: Stores and ​manufacturers are redesigning their ​packaging to ​include more recycled ​content. Authors of various ​reports have ​recommended the use of recycled water as a weapon in the fight against ​climatechange. recycled ​materials/​goods recycled ​paper/​plastic/glass
(Definition of recycled from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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